Archive for the 'Postdoc' Category

Wellesley Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Modern Japanese Literature

Length: 2 years Deadline: December 15, 2012 Comments: Candidates must have received a PhD between July 1, 2009 and July 1, 2013; “Preference given to candidates in late Edo, Meiji and/or Taisho periods, with a focus on gender/queer studies, colonialism, visuality, ethnography, media or translation studies. Competence in another East Asian literature is desirable” URL:

ACLS Public Fellows Program

Length: 2 years Deadline: March 27, 2013 Comments: “The program will place 20 recent Ph.D.s from the humanities and humanistic social sciences in two-year staff positions at partnering organizations in government and the nonprofit sector”; “Prospective applicants should read through all the positions listed below and be ready to choose one when beginning the online application […]

UCLA Visiting Fellows in History of the Material Text

Length: 2 years Deadline: February 1, 2013 Comments: Two Postdoctoral fellowships sponsored by the UCLA Center for 17th- and 18th-Century Studies; to be housed in the Departments of History and English, respectively;  for “scholars of early modern studies (16th through 18th centuries), broadly defined, whose expertise includes but is not limited to book history, history of the […]

2013-2015 Harvard Post-doctoral Fellowship in East Asian Digital Humanities

Deadline: February 15, 2013 Length: two years Comments: “for a recent Ph.D. in any field of East Asian studies, with extensive expertise in the digital humanities or qualitative digital data management in the social sciences. The fellow will be expected to assist faculty, students, and research affiliates, as described below, and assist specific digital projects, […]

Cal-Tech Post-doctoral Instructor in Western Art History

Deadline: December 1, 2012 Length: 2 years Comments: “Postdoctoral instructors are expected to teach three ten-week undergraduate courses per year (quarter system) while at Caltech”; appointment contingent on completion of PhD. URL: 

Kennan Institute Title VIII – Supported Short-term Grants

Length: up to one month Deadline: rolling deadline ( March 1, 2012,  June 1, 2012, September 1, 2012, December 1, 2012) Comments: for scholars whose research in the humanities or social sciences focuses on the former Soviet Union excluding the Baltic states “who demonstrate a particular need to utilize the library, archival, and other specialized […]

Kennan Institute Title VIII Research Scholarships

Length: three to nine months Deadline: December 17, 2012 Comments: for doctoral students who will have completed dissertation before taking residence at Kennan Institute, scholars in early career stages (before tenure), or whose careers have been interrupted; “Those proposals related to regional Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Central Asia, the Caucasus and contemporary issues are particularly welcome.” […]

Oxford Martin Programme on Human Rights for Future Generations Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Programme Co-ordinator

Length: 3 years Deadline: December 13, 2012 URL: Comments: areas of research include Law, Politics and International Relations, or Philosophy; applicant must have completed a PhD in one of these areas; “The Oxford Martin School Programme on Human Rights for Future Generations is a research programme which focuses on the question of whether human rights […]

Oxford Martin Programme on Human Rights for Future Generations Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Length: 2 years Deadline: December 13, 2012 URL: Comments: Research positions available in the areas of Law, Politics and International Relations, or Philosophy.

NEH/FPIRI Fellowship Competition for Scholars Conducting Field-Based Humanities Research in Palestine

Length: 4 to 8 months Deadline: January 4, 2013 URL: Comments: Applicants must have Ph.D, and be U.S. citizens or U.S. residents for three or more years; fields of research may include but are not limited to history, philosophy, religious studies, literature, literary criticism, visual and performing arts.